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Star Wars: The Force Awakens 'Making Of' Book Curiously Cancelled

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As much fun as it is for cinephiles to watch their favorite films again and again, it can be even more interesting to take a peek behind the curtain and hear stories about how the movie was made. This is why bonus features on Blu-rays (particularly director commentaries) are popular with fans. It's always a treat to see the filmmaking process in action, especially when it's a big-budget, visual effects driven work. In essence, a blockbuster like Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the ideal project for a full-blown examination.

Author J.W. Rinzler (who wrote books on the making of each installment in the original trilogy) had actually penned an extensive The Making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens title, which was supposed to hit shelves in March 2016. However, it has yet to be made available, and if comments by Rinzler are anything to go by, the book's impending release has been cancelled altogether.

/Film did some digging on the matter and came across a tweet from Rinzler's account, where he's asked about Amazon scrapping pre-orders for customers:

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